ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
04.19.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
04.19.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part I: Iridium's Brian
Pemberton - 04.19.11 (ANN Special Report,
with Brian Pemberton, Director of Product Management, Aeronautical
and Marine Products for Iridium Communications)
Review Shows Some Regs To Be "Burdensome, Redundant,
Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA) has
submitted comments in response to the Department of Homeland
Security's (DHS) Notice on Reducing Regulatory Burden and
Retrospective Review and the Department of Transportation's (DOT)
Regulatory Review of Existing Regulations.
North Dakota Wing Flying Four To Five Sorties Per Day
With spring flooding nearing high-water marks once again in the
Red River Valley, volunteers from Civil Air Patrol's North Dakota
Wing are flying daily, using the latest in digital airborne
photography equipment to help emergency management officials assess
damages and deploy assets to the region.
As Many As 2,800 To Be Released After Shuttle's Final Flight In
Following the final mission of the Space Shuttle Program, United
Space Alliance will implement a major workforce reduction in late
July and early August due to the completion of tasks related to
day-to-day operations of the shuttle fleet.
Full Flight Simulators, Other Devices Undergoing Worldwide
Boeing has achieved multiple qualifications for its worldwide
network of 787 training campuses. The qualifications mean Boeing
Flight Services has training devices that are ready to be used with
an approved training course in locations around the globe.
The Aerospace Industries Association said in a news release late
last week that it is "disappointed" that the recent budget
agreement cuts defense programs more deeply than the levels
recommended by Defense Secretary Gates.
What started as a dispute over some allegedly tainted avgas and
escalated to the city of New Braunfels, TX, impounding a fuel truck
belonging to airport tenant New Braunfels (NB) Aero and placing the
company under a temporary restraining order has reportedly been
settled, but the spat is apparently not completely resolved.
Principal Job Is To Ensure Consistency In Customer Service
Constant Aviation, LLC, a maintenance, repair, and overhaul
facility said Monday that Mandy Morrison was named the
Director of Service & Support at their Cleveland Hopkins
International airport headquarters.
Jepp Profiles One More Amazing Aspect of the Electronic Revolution
At the 2011 Women In Aviation Convention, Jepp's Leader Mark Van Tine, took a few moments to look over the massive and overwhelming revolution that is affecting every aspect of aviation... and especially when it comes to charting. The changes in just a few years are enough to make one's head spin... if not your airplane, as well. Changes are taking place at a dramatic, even breathtaking, rate and with the reliance that aviation has on accurate nav and chart data, one can only imagine the pressure that Van Tine's troops must be under.
Jepp Profiles One More Amazing Aspect of the Electronic
At the 2011 Women In Aviation Convention, Jepp's Leader Mark Van
Tine, took a few moments to look over the massive and overwhelming
revolution that is affecting every aspect of aviation... and
especially when it comes to charting. The changes in just a few
years are enough to make one's head spin... if not your airplane,
Airbus-Sponsored Aircraft Rolled Out At AERO
The "eGenius" ... an electrically powered two-seat airplane
currently being utilized to examine the long-term potential of
electricity as a major onboard energy source for air transport ...
was seen publicly for the first time at the just-concluded AERO
Friedrichshafen 2011 industry event in Germany.
Covers System Components Which Have Received FAA Approval
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has expanded the
European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) authorization for
Aspen’s Evolution Flight Display to include additional system
components previously approved by the FAA.
Technicians at NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A are
continuing preparations for space shuttle Endeavour's launch
countdown. Teams installed the final ordinances needed for liftoff
“The accomplishments of this team are unmatched in
human spaceflight. It will be difficult to say goodbye to such
tremendously talented and dedicated teammates.”
Source: Virginia Barnes, United Space Alliance President
and Chief Executive Officer.